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2014-10-23 12:24:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania (CVPA), which works to turn environmental values into Pennsylvania priorities, announced its endorsement of Tom Wolf for Governor of Pennsylvania. "It's clearly time for a change in Harrisburg," said Josh McNeil, Executive Director of CVPA. "We need new leadership that will protect our air, water and public health and will recognize both the environmental and economic benefits of clean energy. Tom...

2014-10-22 12:23:52

Governor Rick Perry Encourages Education Efforts to Improve Safety in Texas AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Texas Governor Rick Perry issued a proclamation commending efforts to enhance public safety and promote consumer awareness on the proper installation of yellow Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST). Governor Perry also encouraged further education on the need to properly bond yellow CSST in houses that contain the product. Yellow CSST is a flexible...

2014-10-21 00:21:32

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Will California, the world's 8(th) largest economy, set a national standard for the U.S. and beyond on the highest safety standards and protocols for confronting the deadly Ebola virus? That's the proposal leaders of the National Nurses United and California Nurses Association will make to California Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday morning. On Tuesday, NNU/CNA leaders will comment on the new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and...

2014-10-20 23:04:53

The Maryland Venture Fund (MVF), the equity investment arm of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), has invested $600,000 in Rockville-based Motionsoft, a leading provider of SaaS member relationship management software (MRMS) and payment services for the health and fitness industry. Annapolis, Maryland (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The investment comes as part of a $10 million Series B investment round led by Route 66 Ventures and included Edison Ventures as a...

2014-10-17 23:06:05

The 2nd edition of the business and education forum to advance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in Oklahoma took place this October 7th 2014, and TechJOYnT was one of the participants. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 STEM Education is still a major untapped resource today: in 2014, 9.5% of the jobs are STEM occupations and by 2024 Oklahoma is forecast to have 188,619 STEM related jobs, a growth of approximately 19% in ten years.Those numbers show that...

2014-10-16 12:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced the Mcare settlement agreement with the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED), The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) and the Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association that resolves a five-year dispute over fund transfers and assessments. "Making sure Pennsylvanians have access to quality, affordable health care is one of my top priorities," said Gov. Corbett. "Today's...

2014-10-16 08:26:23

Nurses Association Applauds Governor's Proactive Approach COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Kasich spoke with registered nurse and ONA CEO, Lori Chovanak, early Tuesday evening over concerns regarding the preparedness of Ohio's hospitals, nurses and healthcare workers if an Ebola outbreak were to occur in Ohio. Chovanak explained Ohio's nurses are expressing great concern of Ebola preparedness and are requesting additional training, support, and...

2014-10-15 16:26:24

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the countywide celebration of Broward's centennial, the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society prepares to offer a look at the colorful history of Fort Lauderdale with several exhibits at its New River Inn Museum of History. Over the next year, they will unveil five exhibits: Images from the Stranahan Collection, Beating the Heat: Surviving Summer in South Florida, Ofrendas, A Different Perspective: Your Take on History...

2014-10-15 12:34:10

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe declares October 2014 as "planting month" BLACKSBURG, Va., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association (VNLA), the state trade association for garden centers, nursery growers, landscape designers, installation and maintenance contractors, greenhouses and horticultural suppliers joins other organizations to celebrate October as "Fall is for Planting Month." To learn more this effort, and how VNLA can help support your...

2014-10-15 12:32:27

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett signed House Bill 1654 into law at an event in the Capitol today, expanding newborn screening requirements to assist in early detection measures that will help to improve care for children diagnosed with certain rare disorders. Corbett was joined by prime sponsor of the bill, Rep. Angel Cruz (D-Philadelphia); other members of the General Assembly; Secretary of Health Michael Wolf; and Physician General...


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Symbol: FLIN Group: Dicot Family: Flacourtiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    I PR    I Synonyms:   FLRA Flacourtia ramontchi L'Her. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.